Foreign

U.S President Donald Trump with Russian President Vladimir Putin

Russia ‘certainly’ interfered with 2016 U.S. presidential election – Defence Secretary

Trump has repeatedly and angrily claimed witch-hunt by the Democrats.

Cyril Ramaphosa (Photo Credit: National.ae)

Corruption cases decline in South Africa – Group

2,469 cases of corruption were lodged in the first six months of the year compared to the 2,744 during the same period in 2017.

Russian President, Vladimir Putin

Russia holds funerals of 3 journalists killed in Central Africa

The journalists were killed in July while investigating the activities of a clandestine firm of Russian private military contractors.

Congo on Map

14 kidnapped victims’ bodies found in eastern Congo

The Allied Democratic Forces are believed to be behind the attack and kidnapping.

Amsterdam (Photo Credit: Netherlands Tourism)

Amsterdam cracks down on tourists excesses

These measures will allow authorities to go after even minor infractions and collect fines immediately.

Germany map

Parents jailed for selling son to Paedophiles

The couple also raped the nine years old

Chickens [Photo: Naijagist]

Morocco accepts first U.S. poultry products

It estimated the initial annual shipments at about 10 million dollars.

SAUDI WOMEN

Businessman offers to pay Danish ‘burqa ban’ fines

He has already paid fines in other European countries, including France and Belgium.

Taliban Militants

18 policemen die in Taliban attacks

At least 14, including two local policemen, were killed in Qiagh valley of Ghazni province.

Hamas [Photo credit: Arutz Sheva]

Israeli raids kill two Hamas activists in northern Gaza

Qassam identified the two militants as Ahmed Murjan and Abdul Hafiz al-Selawy.

Zimbabwe on map

Zimbabwe court grants bail to 27 opposition members

The opposition members were accused of post-election violence.

The European Union headquarters in the Belgian capital, Brussels [Photo: Press TV]

European companies can be protected from U.S. sanctions on Iran – UK minister

Washington’s so-called snapback sanctions are reinstated on Tuesday.

President Nana Akufo-Addo

Ghanaian President sacks energy minister

President Akufo-Addo appointed Mr Agyarko as minister of energy in January 2017.

Cote d’Ivoire President Alassane Ouattara. [Photo credit: ThisIsAfrica.me]

Côte d’Ivoire’s Pesident Ouattara grants amnesty to wife of ex-leader Gbagbo

She had been tried and convicted in 2015 and sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Donald Trump

Trump re-imposes sanctions against Iran

The measures will take effect August 7.

Japan on map

Thousands live in shelter after deadly rain disaster hit Western Japan

11 people are still missing in the hardest-hit prefectures of Hiroshima, Okayama, Ehime and Osaka

Ethiopia on map

Unrest in Eastern Ethiopia city leaves 10 dead

The Ethiopian army has reportedly seized regional parliament and TV station offices.

Teen, riding on bike, shot dead in Chicago

The victim was engaged in an argument with men on bikes when he was shot.

Russian PM opposes NATO membership for Georgia 10 years after war

“That could trigger a terrible conflict.”

Thousands evacuated from Indonesian island after earthquake

More than 90 are dead and over 200 injured in the 6.9 magnitude quake

Bangladesh on map. [Photo Credit: Operation World]

Bangladesh considers capital punishment for driving deaths

The current punishment is a maximum jail term of three years.

Death toll from Indonesian earthquake rises to 142 – Officials

The search for more victims was hampered by power and communication blackouts.

The 12 boys rescued from a cave in northern Thailand. [Photo credit: Vox]

Thai cave boys return to school

They left the monastery on Saturday.

South Sudan President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with former rebel leader and First Vice-President Riek Machar (L) after a new unity government was sworn-in, Juba, South Sudan, 29 April 2016. South Sudan President Salva Kiir named a new unity government sharing power with former rebel leader Riek Machar, ending a conflict that erupted since mid-December 2013. According to peace agreement, the interim government will govern for the next 30 months before holding general elections. EPA/PHILLIP DHIL

President Kiir of South Sudan, rebel leader sign final cease fire, power-sharing agreement

The conflict has killed tens of thousands, displaced an estimated quarter of South Sudan’s population of 12 million.

President Recep Erdogan

Turkey retaliates with tit-for-tat sanctions in U.S. Pastor row

Turkey targets assets of American justice and interior ministers in Turkey.